The Redbud Classic, Oklahoma City’s esteemed running and cycling tradition, will celebrate its 38th anniversary of bringing fitness, fun and philanthropy to the community in 2020. Registration is now open for all Redbud events set for the weekend of Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5, 2020.
The 2020 Redbud Classic features events for the whole family starting on Saturday, April 4 with 10-, 33- and 45-Mile Bike Tours, a 1-Mile Kids’ Fun Run and the inaugural 1-Mile Woof Walk, a new event for which participants can register to walk with their dogs. The events continue on Sunday, April 5 with 5K and 10K timed runs, 5K Wheelchair Event, 2-Mile Walk and 2-Mile Baby Stroller Derby.
New in 2020, the 1-Mile Woof Walk will take place immediately following the 1-Mile Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, April 4. Registration costs $15 per dog and each owner will receive a medal along with a bandana for their pet. Dogs are required to be leashed at all times, with no retractable leashes allowed.
The Redbud Classic events continue past the finish line with the sixth annual Redbud BASH. The BASH will be held Sunday, April 5 at 1 p.m. in the finish area at Nichols Hills Plaza. There will be a variety of food from some of Oklahoma’s premier food trucks and beverages, free family-friendly games and activities, music and other entertainment.
Registration is available online, or you may register in person at the registration office April 2-4, 2020. By registering early and online at REDBUD.ORG, participants are more likely to receive their choice of T-shirt size as well as a timing tag. Until Jan. 31, early-bird registration fees are $30 for the running/walking events, $40 for the cycling tours and $60 for multi-day registration. Registration fees for the 1-Mile Kids’ Fun Run and the Woof Walk are $15.
For complete event details including start times, course maps and registration information, visit REDBUD.ORG.
SATURDAY, APRIL 4
11:00 a.m. Children’s Event – Games and Activities
12:00 p.m. 1-mile Kids’ Fun Run
12:00 p.m. Woof Walk Adoption Drive and Activities
12:30 p.m. 1-mile Woof Walk
SUNDAY, APRIL 5
1:00 p.m. Redbud BASH – FREE, featuring food trucks and live band
2:00 p.m. Running Events begin at Waterford and end at Nichols Hills Plaza